17-56 Crush Tester

17-56 Crush Tester


The Crush Test is designed as a robust, easy to-use instrument. Exactly what you need when performing crush tests. The Crush Tester is suitable for a wide variety of samples, including corrugated board, tubes, paper and plastics. The special sample holders extend the instrumental™ possibilities. The accuracy is achieved with a precision load cell, which is even accurate at low force values.

After each test the results are displayed on screen. Along with the results, a test curve and statistics are also shown. The software allows the operator to develop individual test methods for easy operation. Changing measuring units is easy and allows the crush tester to conform to a variety of testing standards. The data is easily exported to a computer, especially when using the GraphMaster™ software.


  • Solid and robust instrument
  • Ergonomic design
  • Precision load cell
  • Load cell up to 5000 Newton
  • Special sample holders available
  • Easy to use interface
  • Suitable for: RCT, CMT, CCT, PAT, ECT, FCT, SQT test

Standards (by test method)

  • RCT test: APPITA/AS 1301.407s, DIN 53134, ISO 12192, SCAN P34, TAPPI T 822
  • CMT test: APPITA/AS 1301.434s, ISO 7263, DIN 53134, SCAN P27, TAPPI T809
  • CCT test: SCAN P42, TAPPI T 843
  • PAT test: APPITA/AS 1301.430s, TAPPI T 821, FEFCO No. 11
  • ECT test: APPITA/AS 1301.444s, ISO 3037, ISO 13821, DIN 53149, SCAN P33, TAPPI T 811, TAPPI T 823, TAPPI T 838, TAPPI T 839, FEFCO No. 8
  • FCT test: PPITA/AS 1301.429s, EN 23035, ISO 3035, SCAN P32, TAPPI T 825, FEFCO No. 6
  • ASQT test: TAPPI T 829